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CHIEFLY THE PRODUCTIONS OF
EARLY MEMBERS OF THE SOCIETY OF FRIENDS:
INTENDED TO ILLUSTRATE
SPIRITUAL CHARACTER OF THE GOSPEL OF CHRIST.
The kingdom of God is not in word but in power.-1 COR. IV. 20.
HIS EXPERIENCES AND PROGRESS IN RELIGION, HIS CHANGES
IN OPINION, AND REASONS FOR THEM.
AND FIRST PUBLISHED IN 1726.
Prove all things, hold fast that which is good.-1 Thess. v. 21.
A man may be allowed to change his opinion at any time, upon good reason; and no length of days, no multitudes nor authority of men ought to prescribe against the truth.-William Tilly's Sermon at Oxford Assizes, 1705.
If truth do anywhere manifest itself, seek not to smother it with glozing delusion, acknowledge the greatness thereof, and think it your best victory, when the sarne prevails over you.-Hooker's Preface to Ecclesiastical Polity, sect. 9.